Collecting panel data is not cheap, but definitely value for money.
It is widely assumed that reducing inequality goes hand-in-hand with poverty reduction – but this is not always the case.
Nighttime luminosity is a good source of data for countries lacking reliable statistics in developing Asia.
In today’s multipolar world, creating barriers to trade will invariably result in reciprocity, so in the end all countries will be worse off.
A case study in Viet Nam demonstrates how technological improvements in the survey world help improve data quality and consequently development impact.
Innovative data collection methods for agricultural and rural statistics can help small farmers in Southeast Asia.
ADB’s Key Indicators report is a testament to our long-term commitment toward providing timely, high-quality, and open data alongside expanding data literacy and strengthening statistical capacity in Asia and the Pacific.